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Pimps and Ferrets: Copyright and Culture in the United States, 1831-1891


Author: Eric Anderson
Keywords: copyright; United States history; history of copyright; nineteenth century; piracy; international copyright
Collection: opensource

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The 19th century United States was rife with copyright-related controversy and excitement, including international squabbling, celebrity grandstanding, new technology, corporate exploitation, and ferocious arguments about piracy, reprinting, and the effects of copyright law. This scholarly book unpacks 19th century ideas and ideologies about the nature, function, and purposes of copyright. Based on the author's doctoral dissertation; formatted (A5) for easy printing; CC licensed.

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Identifier: PimpsAndFerretsCopyrightAndCultureInTheUnitedStates1831-1891
Mediatype: texts
Licenseurl: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/us/